Careers with SADAFCO
SADAFCO is a Saudi Arabian, publicly-listed company that started producing dairy and other food products in 1977. Since then SADAFCO has been a pioneer in the production, sales and distribution of high-quality food products in the GCC and selected export markets in the Middle East and North Africa. The company’s flagship brand is Saudia but it also produces and markets Baboo Ice Cream and Crispy Snacks. Our annual Net Sales currently exceed SAR1.5 billion.
Our factories produce more than 40 million cases of product per annum, our long-distance transportation trucks travel 18 million kilometers each year delivering product to depots across the GCC and over 500 sales routes are operated throughout the region to distribute our products to more than 32 000 customers.
In undertaking this role in the Middle East, SADAFCO offers employment opportunities to those GCC nationals and expatriates ready to take up the challenge of working hard for an exciting and dynamic regional market leader operating in a competitive and demanding market. Employment roles cover all major business functions including Manufacturing, Sales and Distribution, Marketing, Trade Marketing, Finance, IT, Human Resources and Supply Chain.
We currently employ close to 2 000 employees representing more than 30 nationalities. The organization is led from its Head Quarters in Al Nakheel District in Jeddah and it has sales and distribution facilities in Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam, Abha, Madinah, Makkah, Taif, Tabuk, Yanbu, Al Jouf, Jizan, Najran, Al Sahil, Al Alaya, Buraidah, Hail, Dawadmy, Hofuf, Hafr al Baten, Doha (Qatar), Amman (Jordan), Manama (Bahrain) and Kuwait City. Distribution in the U.A.E. is handled by third-party agents. Manufacturing facilities are located in Jeddah (two locations) and Dammam.
The company strongly supports the objectives of the Saudization program in Saudi Arabia. This initiative aims to ensure that local companies actively pursue local talent for employment in order to ensure that Saudi unemployment levels are decreased. We have achieved Green Status on the Government’s Department of Labor Nitaqat Program, which encourages and monitors compliance with Saudization targets. The company continues to push for improvement of this status through the employment of more Saudi men and women.
SADAFCO subscribes to company values of Integrity, Respect for All, Passion and Quality. The management believes that employees should be motivated to work hard to meet the challenges of the company’s business objectives and that, at the same time, they should have fun in performing their functions in a happy and fulfilling work environment.
Benefits on a par or better than similar companies in the region are offered to ensure that employees are happy and sufficiently rewarded for their contributions. Performances are measured through quarterly and annual reviews.
The company has a large proportion of employees who have worked for the organization for many years and, in 2012, 143 employees that have been with SADAFCO for 20 years and more were recognized for their long service and loyalty.